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metacarpophalangeal

(mĕt′ə-kär′pō-fə-lănjē-əl, -fā-)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the metacarpus and the phalanges of the hand, especially to the articulations between them.
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Historical Examples

  • The first is still shorter, not reaching the metacarpophalangeal articulation of the second.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4

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